Francis Elliot Fisher of Edgartown died May 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 98.

Francis was predeceased by his wife Julianne M. (Duchesne) Fisher in April of 1999 and by his daughter, Nancy Fisher. He was the father of Madeline Fisher, Louise Fragosa, Julianne Fisher and Francis (Sandy) Fisher 2nd.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. in the New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown, officiated by the Rev, Richard Rego with military honors provided by the veterans of Martha’s Vineyard.

Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Gazette.